Saturday, July 13, 2013

Tech-Friendly: Desktop and laptop computers best for research

I drew inspiration for this article from the article “Sosnowski: Historic fracking agreement means jobs” (http://rockrivertimes.com/2013/05/31/sosnowski-historic-fracking-agreement-means-jobs/) posted online May 31.

I had set out to write an article about how desktop and laptop computers were often better research tools than tablets and smartphones when surfing the Internet. I lacked an immediate example, though, until I read the article mentioned above.

To begin with, the article is only available online, so I needed an Internet-enabled device to read it. Unfortunately, as many news sources, databases and other materials become digitized, you need Internet access to view this content...

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